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SOILL Fall Unified eSports League

We are excited to announce the 1st season of the SOILL Unified eSports League, a multi-week Unified Rocket League experience for Middle, High School and College aged athletes and partners. Special Olympics Illinois invites you to an exciting opportunity for athletes and unified partners to stay connected, compete, and have fun.  The League will launch on Wednesday, September 29 and run through Wednesday, November 3, and you won’t want to miss it!

League Overview

The SOILL Unified eSports League is a great way to meet athletes and unified partners from schools across the state. Each school team will include players for 3 vs. 3 Rocket League games (2 SOILL Athletes and 1 Unified Partner). Schools are asked to have no more than two teams compete in the league – if more opportunities open up, SOILL will reach out to interested programs.

Teams

Each team will include up to 5 players (three to play with two acting as alternates).  Max of two Rocket League teams per school, each team must have a minimum of three players including two athletes and one unified partner.

Schedule

All games will be played on Wednesday nights each week – Starting at 5:00 PM CST. Each team will have ONE scheduled match each week. Each match-up will be a best of 5 series. Scores will need to be reported after each game in the series via a form or Discord.

Interested?

Interested in being apart of the Unified Rocket League Season? You can register your team via the registration form below to secure your spot for the first season.

Athletes

We are looking for TWO Special Olympics Athletes Per Team. Location is remote, play from home, or in-school.  See below equipment needed to participate.

Unified Partners

We are looking for ONE Unified Partner Per Team. Location is remote, play from home, or in-school.  See below equipment needed to participate.

To qualify as an athlete and/or unified partner, you must commit to the dates and times listed on page 1.  Some equipment might be needed, and is available via the Special Olympics Illinois Lending Library.

To compete in Rocket League from home, you will need the following:

  • Any console: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, or PC
  • Epic Games Account
  • Rocket League downloaded from the Epic Games website; no cost option.
Coach
  • Duties include but are not limited to communicating with team members, facilitating practices to help players improve, making sure attendance is 100% on game days or coordinating an alternate player when needed. 
  • Must commit to all game days listed on page 1, it is suggested additional practice time be added to improve player development and teamwork.  Practice schedule to be set by the coach.
  • Location is entirely remote.  Should be familiar with Rocket League, Twitch, and Discord. 
  • Be connected to the Special Olympics Illinois Discord – this will be the primary hub for all coaches education and information.
  • NON PLAYING POSITION

Registration

Rosters & Schedules

Coming Soon!